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The Single Biggest Issue With Marijuana Stocks Right Now
A year ago, marijuana stocks could do no wrong. Valuations for nearly all pot stocks were soaring on the expectation that the global cannabis industry would grow by a strong double-digit percentage for years to come, as well as the fact that Canada was becoming the first industrialized country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. But what a difference a year makes. Over the trailing year, pretty much every brand-name pot stock has lost 50%, 60%, or even more of their value -- and […]

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Investment Firm Loses Faith in Buffett, Sells $123 Million in Berkshire Hathaway Stock
By many accounts, Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of our generation. In over six decades, the "Oracle of Omaha," as he's now known, has grown his seed capital of $10,000 into a net worth of roughly $82 billion. That's not too shabby considering the tens of billions of dollars Buffett has also given away to charity throughout the years. Buffett's investing style is exceptionally simple, and yet lauded by retail investors and Wall Street bigwigs alike. Rather than overthinking things, […]

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Amazon (AMZN) Offering Possible 32.45% Return Over the Next 24 Calendar Days
Amazon's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Amazon is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $1750.00 short put and a strike $1740.00 long put offers a potential 32.45% return on risk over the next 24 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $1750.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $2.45 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $7.55 would be incurred […]

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Target (TGT) Offering Possible 12.36% Return Over the Next 24 Calendar Days
Target's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Target is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $110.00 short put and a strike $100.00 long put offers a potential 12.36% return on risk over the next 24 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $110.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.10 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $8.90 would be incurred if […]

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Apple (AAPL) Offering Possible 24.07% Return Over the Next 24 Calendar Days
Apple's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Apple is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $230.00 short put and a strike $220.00 long put offers a potential 24.07% return on risk over the next 24 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $230.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.94 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $8.06 would be incurred if […]

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Nvidia (NVDA) Offering Possible 32.45% Return Over the Next 24 Calendar Days
Nvidia's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Nvidia is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $185.00 short put and a strike $175.00 long put offers a potential 32.45% return on risk over the next 24 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $185.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $2.45 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $7.55 would be incurred if […]

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Procter & Gamble (PG) Offering Possible 16.14% Return Over the Next 24 Calendar Days
Procter & Gamble's most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Procter & Gamble is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $120.00 short call and a strike $130.00 long call offers a potential 16.14% return on risk over the next 24 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $120.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.39 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of […]

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IBM Loses Its Groove
In this episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann chat about some business news. Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) oscillated after the company reported a mixed bag of a quarter. Meanwhile, IBM's (NYSE: IBM) sales fell for the fifth quarter in a row, and things are looking grim for the gigantic company. And Brexit may finally be moving along in a big way, given a new proposal to resolve the Irish border problem, but we'll have to wait and see what comes next. How […]

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Is Mirati Therapeutics a Good Stock to Buy Now?
Biotech stocks are known for rapid price movements, and on Oct. 28, Mirati Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MRTX) will probably boost the industry's reputation for volatility. That's because the company will finally read out results from a proof-of-concept study with a potential new cancer therapy that could be worth billions in annual revenue. The experimental drug in question, MRTX849, binds to mutated KRAS proteins. Unfortunately for Mirati, it's not the only company aiming for KRAS, a target protein […]

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This Dividend Stock Should Give Investors a Big Raise Before the End of 2019
Enbridge (NYSE: ENB) already offers investors a well-above-average dividend. At its current yield of 6.1%, it's nearly triple the level of the average stock in the S&P 500. However, as good as that payout might already be, it's about to get even better. That's because the Canadian pipeline company will probably increase it by another 10% before the year is out. That impending increase, plus the potential for more growth in the coming years, makes it an excellent stock for dividend investors […]

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